Islamabad, January 7: At least two people were feared dead in a blast that occurred at Liaquat Bazar near Mekangi road in Pakistan’s Quetta on Tuesday evening. Several others were also injured in the blast. The injured were shifted to Civil Services hospital. Blast in Pakistan: Terrorists Open Fire on Police in Dera Ismail Khan, Bomb Entrance of Trauma Centre; Six Killed.
According to local reports, a total of 13 people were injured in the blast, including a child. The attack was reportedly carried out targeting a security vehicle. Pakistan’s security agencies reached the spot, and the entire area has been cordoned off. Pakistan: Blast in Quetta Mosque During Friday Prayers Kills 2, Injures Several People.
An improved explosive device (IED) was used to target security personnel. Till now, no terrorist group has taken responsibility for the attack. More details are still awaited.